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NantKwest Names Richard Adcock Chief Executive Officer

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NantKwest, Inc. (NASDAQ: NK), a clinical-stage, natural killer cell-based therapeutics company, today appointed healthcare industry veteran with proven operational skills Richard Adcock as its Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Adcock brings extensive leadership experience to NantKwest as the company advances rapidly in the development of natural killer cell-based immunotherapies for cancer and serious infectious diseases. Rich will assume the role of CEO from Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who will become Executive Chairman of the Board. Dr. Soon-Shiong remains the largest shareholder in NantKwest.

Im excited to have Rich, with his extensive experience and unwavering commitment to innovation and operations, at the helm of NantKwest at a crucial time for the company and for the entire healthcare industry, said Dr. Soon-Shiong. Not only is Rich uniquely qualified to take on this role, but having worked with him for several years, I am confident that he is the right leader to advance NantKwest and its mission. As established leaders in the natural killer cell therapy space, we will leverage Richs unique combination of engineering and operational skills, as well as his understanding of the complex needs of health systems in cell therapy, to propel us forward. I intend to work closely with him and continue to maintain an active role in achieving NantKwests mission to harness the power of natural killer cells and the human immune system to transform the treatment of cancers and serious infectious diseases.

I am thrilled to be joining Dr. Soon-Shiong and the NantKwest team on the quest to cure cancer and infectious diseases using natural killer cell therapy, said Richard Adcock. I look forward to using my experience in healthcare research and delivery to help accelerate NantKwests growth.

Adcock was most recently CEO of Verity Health Systems, a California-based nonprofit healthcare system that he steered through a successful restructuring event. Prior to joining Verity Health, Adcock served as Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Sanford Health, the largest rural nonprofit healthcare system in the U.S. with more than 382 locations and 28,000 employees. While at Sanford, he was responsible for leading the healthcare companys growth and innovation, in addition to direct operational oversight of related entities including Sanford Research, Sanford Health Plan, Sanford Foundation and Sanford Frontiers. During his time at Sanford he learned firsthand how essential it is to keep the patient at the center of all healthcare decisions, this was even more important as Sanford Health brought forth many new exciting treatments, therapies and medical devices from their own research efforts. Earlier in his career, Adcock was director of engineering and a Six Sigma Master Black Belt for GE Medical Systems. He began his career in the medical field as co-owner and vice president of research and development at medical equipment supplier Micro Medical Systems.

As Executive Chairman, Soon-Shiong will continue to play a key, active role in NantKwests business and in the development of the companys long-term business strategy.

About NantKwest

NantKwest (NASDAQ: NK) is an innovative, clinical-stage, immunotherapy company focused on harnessing the power of the innate immune system to treat cancer and infectious diseases. NantKwest is the leading producer of clinical dose forms of off-the-shelf natural killer (NK) cell therapies. The activated NK cell platform is designed to destroy cancer and virally-infected cells. The safety of these optimized, activated NK cellsas well as their activity against a broad range of cancershas been tested in phase I clinical trials in Canada and Europe, as well as in multiple phase I and II clinical trials in the United States. By leveraging an integrated and extensive genomics and transcriptomics discovery and development engine, together with a pipeline of multiple, clinical-stage, immuno-oncology programs, NantKwests goal is to transform medicine by bringing novel NK cell-based therapies to routine clinical care. NantKwest is a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies. For more information, please visit www.nantkwest.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning or implying that NantKwest will be successful in improving the treatment of cancer or other critical illnesses, including COVID-19. Risks and uncertainties related to these endeavors include, but are not limited to, obtaining FDA approval of NantKwests NK cells and MSC as well as other therapeutics and manufacturing challenges.

Forward-looking statements are based on managements current expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Accordingly, these forward-looking statements do not constitute guarantees of future performance, and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

These and other risks regarding NantKwests business are described in detail in its Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including in NantKwests Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2020. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any obligation to update these statements except as may be required by law.

Jen Hodson

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Capco Acquires NEOS LLC

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Capco, the global management and technology consultancy, today announces the acquisition of NEOS LLC (˜NEOS), a Hartford, CT based consultancy focused on helping leading insurance organizations drive transformational change.

The transaction will complement and extend Capcos growing insurance services. NEOSs leadership team, including Founder and Managing Partner Ernst Renner, and its employees will be joining Capco. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Specializing in working with clients that offer life, annuities, retirement, employee benefits, and property and casualty insurance, NEOS provides consulting and delivery services to solve its clients strategy, operations, data, and technology challenges.

Lance Levy, CEO of Capco, said: The acquisition expands our capabilities and presence in the insurance sector, which is a key component of our growth strategy. This continues our focused approach of using targeted acquisitions to enhance specific capabilities that offer a strong business fit, and an opportunity to accelerate our growth. We have recently established insurance practices which we will grow through the addition of seasoned practitioners and teams. I am excited to welcome Ernst, and the NEOS team, to the Capco family.

Michael Pugliese, Managing Partner of Capcos US business, said: NEOS is an established company with strong growth potential and a highly respected team with extensive experience and expertise in the insurance space. The acquisition will enable Capco to expand our footprint in the insurance sector, and to offer additional services to our current financial services clients that have insurance divisions.

Ernst Renner, CEO and Managing Partner at NEOS, said: Capcos focus on business transformation and building solutions to deliver business value aligns perfectly with our own approach. Our decision to join Capco will expand our delivery capability and depth in areas we have been growing, notably digital transformation and data, and accelerate our ability to support our clients in those areas.

About Capco

Capco is a global management and technology consultancy dedicated to the financial services and energy industries. Our professionals combine innovative thinking with unrivalled industry knowledge to offer our clients consulting expertise, complex technology and package integration, transformation delivery and managed services to move their organizations forward. Through our collaborative and efficient approach, we help our clients successfully innovate, increase revenue, manage risk and regulatory change, reduce costs, and enhance controls. We specialize in banking, capital markets, wealth and asset management, insurance, and energy. We serve our clients from offices in leading financial centers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific. To learn more, visit our web site at¯www.capco.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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AT&T to Webcast Talk With Scott Mair at Barclay Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference on December 9

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AT&T Inc.* (NYSE:T) will webcast a presentation by Scott Mair, AT&T president, technology & operations, at the Barclay Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Conference on December 9. The presentation will be held virtually and is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET.

The webcast will be available live and for replay at AT&T Investor Relations. Viewers should join the webcast a few minutes before the planned start time in case the conference schedule changes.

*About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a diversified, global leader in telecommunications, media and entertainment, and technology. It executes in the market under four operating units. WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content to global audiences through its consumer brands, including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies. AT&T Communications provides more than 100 million U.S. consumers with entertainment and communications experiences across TV, mobile and broadband. Plus, it serves high-speed, highly secure connectivity and smart solutions to nearly 3 million business customers. AT&T Latin America provides pay-TV services across 10 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean and wireless services to consumers and businesses in Mexico, where it is the fastest-growing wireless provider. Xandr provides marketers with innovative and relevant advertising solutions for consumers around premium video content and digital advertising through its platform.

AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. Additional information is available at about.att.com. 2020 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Fletcher Cook

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Radius Bank Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team

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Radius Bank, a forward-thinking digital bank, announced today key organizational changes to its executive leadership team.

Stephen Hunt has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Equipment Finance where he oversees a team responsible for the credit underwriting, transaction structuring, pricing, and documentation of indirect and direct originations. Hunt joined Radius in 2016 when the Bank acquired the equipment leasing division of NewStar Financial, Inc. He brings over 35 years of experience in equipment financing and leasing, having previously held positions at Banc of America Leasing, Eastern Bank, Bank Boston Leasing, EUA Cogenex Corp, and The CIT Group.

Brenda Mackey joins Radius as the new Executive Vice President of Institutional Banking and Cash Management. Mackey will manage the Institutional Bankings national sales team and relationship support unit, and also be responsible for expanding the focus and verticals the division serves. The department currently provides Deposit and Cash Management services, API Banking, and Escrow services for Commercial & Technology companies, Union/Labor pension & benefit funds, and non-profits. Prior to joining Radius, Brenda spent the last 9 years building and leading the Cash Management group, from both a product and sales prospective supporting both Commercial and Union/Labor clients, at East Boston Savings Bank. She previously held roles at Danversbank and Marblehead Bank.

It is an exciting time for Radius, says President and CEO, Mike Butler. Radius strives to provide a culture of growth and we are thrilled to have been able to promote Stephen. He has exemplified all the traits of an excellent leader, is well respected by his peers, and will make a great addition to our leadership team. Additionally, we couldnt be more thrilled for Brenda to join the Radius team. Her deep understanding of the Union space and in-depth knowledge of Cash Management solutions make her the ideal candidate for the role.

Both Stephen and Brenda will report to Mike Butler, President & CEO, and be based in Boston, MA.

About Radius Bank

With assets of approximately $1.6 billion, Radius Bank is a forward-thinking digital bank committed to providing a full complement of accounts and services to meet the banking needs of consumers and businesses nationwide. Radius provides the product depth of a national brand, the technology of a fintech, and the personalized attention typically reserved for a local bank to consumers, small and middle market businesses, unions, government entities and non-profit organizations. Named Best Online Bank 2020 by Bankrate and one of Best Online Checking Accounts for 2020 by Nerdwallet, Ascent, and NextAdvisor, the Banks award-winning digital banking platform allows consumer clients to bank from anywhere with a computer or mobile device and provides convenient features such as check deposit, bill pay, card management, and a personal financial management dashboard. Business clients enjoy a wide array of award-winning deposit products, advanced treasury management services, and loan and payment solutions. In addition, Radius suite of open APIs deliver a robust banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform for fintechs to quickly access core banking features and build best-in-class financial solutions. Radius specializes in partnering with forward-thinking fintechs to provide white-label deposit products, cards, digital onboarding, and account management. Radius Bank is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and is an Equal Housing/Equal Opportunity Lender. For further information, visit the Bank’s website at radiusbank.com, or follow the Bank on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.

Kathleen Barrett

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